Day Hike - Picture Lake Loop


Day Hike - Picture Lake Loop

Photograph the sunrise at Picture Lake with Mt. Shuksan reflected on the water. Priority given to those staying at Baker Lodge.

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  • Easy
  • Mileage: 0.5 mi
  • Pace: casual

Meet at the billboard/kiosk at Picture Lake by 5am.

You will probably want to bring a tripod with you. 

We will set up about one hour before full sunrise, which is at 5:59am. Once the sun has risen, you may choose to stay longer, but the activity will officially end at 6:30am (so those staying at the lodge can get breakfast).


Picture Lake Loop

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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